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Clever Kids Ages 8+ - School and Educational Supplies

Clever Kids Ages 8+ - materials and rewards, resources for teachers and learners.

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Think you can navigate a maze like a lab rat with a map app? Well, here's your chance to prove it with Amaze from ThinkFun. This diabolical handheld maze has shifting pathways that alter the solution as you play to give you a challenge worthy of your obvi more...


"Fun for the whole family" doesn't do this awarding-winning word game justice. So how does "fantastic fun for generations of wordsmiths, game freaks and spelling bee champs in training," sound? Much better, we think. In Bananagrams, players race to be the more...

BeamO Jr. 20

We love BeamO, but sometimes he's just a little too large to carry around. Enter BeamO Jr. Just as fun asthe original, but more portable. Made of the same soft fabric, foam and fiberglass as its bigger parent, BeamOJr. is perfect for little hands. And you more...

Brain Bank

Here at Marbles, we have a saying, "A penny saved, is a penny learned." That's because the more pennies (and nickels, dimes, quarters and silver dollars) you save, the more brainy games you can buy that will teach you all sorts of stuff. And what better w more...

Brain Beats Bundle

Wouldn't it be great if you could get the state capitals, quadratic formula, American presidents and periodic table stuck in your head just as easily as that oh-so-annoying commercial jingle you've been singing since lunch? Well, get ready to rock your mi more...


Brainfreeze allows you to create instant snow year round. Just add water and watch the powdery polymer billow into a gallon of blizzard goodness right before your can't-believe-it-eyes. more...

Busy Body Bundle

Let's face it: Today's teched-out world has made us all a little, shall we say, lazy. And our sedentary ways aren't just bad for our bodies, they're also bad for our brains. That's why we create the Busy Body Bundle. This body- and brain-boosting bundle w more...


Velcro is a brilliantly sticky fabric surface invented in 1941 by a Swiss engineer. It's been used for everything from fastening shoes to helping astronauts keep chess pieces in place in space. And in the game of Catchoo , Velcro helps you exercise your h more...

Clever Kids Gift Bundle

In our society's never-ending attempt to categorize people, we hastily put kids into one of two camps: right brain vs. left brain, language vs. math, creative minds vs. strategic thinkers. But at Marbles, we think children can excel at all of the above, s more...

Color Slinky

Created by a naval engineer quite by accident, the Slinky has mesmerized young and old since slinking onto the scene in 1945. Perhaps it's the way it can "walk" down the stairs and teach science principles like wave motion. Or it could be the subtle sound more...


Domino, meet my friend design. There's an almost innate sense of satisfaction that comes from setting up dominoes into elaborate designs, then knocking them down in a chain reaction and listening to their gentle click-clack sound. And that's all fine and more...


Most people expect robots to be shiny, battery-operated things with flashing lights and annoying sound effects. But don't tell Cubebot that because he's quite content being made from sustainably-harvested cherry wood and elastic "muscles" that let him hol more...

da Vinci's Catapult with Braindrops

da Vinci's CatapultWhen Leonardo da Vinci wasn’t busy painting, sculpting or otherwise being brilliant, he spent his free time drawing mechanical throwing machines. Now you can match wits with da Vinci and put your coordination skills to the test wi more...

Double Bananagrams

288 Letter Tiles!Get ready to double your brain-boosting pleasure with twice as many lettered tiles in Double Bananagrams. If you’re not familiar with the original version, the game goes like a little something like this: players race to be the firs more...

Eni Puzzle

The Eni Puzzle is a colorful and stylish little workout for the mind. The little buttons can move up or down and each layer can be twisted which creates many different ways to send it into disarray before you decide to put it back the way it started - wit more...

Enigma Collection: Metal Brain Teasers Gift Set II (1-1-3)

Settling was never your strong suit. And come to think of it, why would you want to settle for just one metal brainteaser puzzle when you could have four cunning conundrums and a handsome storage box made from monkey pod wood to boot? That's what we thoug more...


Let's face it. You were never good at waiting your turn. So naturally, you spawned offspring with a penchant for impatience, too. Lucky for you and your impetuous progeny, both players get to play at the same time with Fastrack. This high-quality wooden g more...

Flamin' Fingers Bundle

Put those nimble fingers to the test with three fabulous games that challenge your coordination, speed and dexterity. Of course the people playing won't be thinking about the brain benefits, they'll just be having a blast with these favorites new and old. more...

Four in a Square

Place pieces and slide tiles in order to get four pieces in a square.Tests your strategic-thinking and visual-perception skills.The ever-shifting squares make this game a great challenge.You can never have too many two-player strategy games in your game c more...

Grind Machine Yo-yo

Yo-yos have been building muscle memory and whipping brains into shape for thousands of years. That's all fine and dandy, but if you're going to train your brain, you wanna look good while doing it. Say hello to the Grind Machine. This little beauty combi more...

Jacob's Ladder

Before TVs, MP3 players, video games and countless other techno-powered gadgets came along, kids had to find simpler ways to keep their idle hands busy and wandering minds occupied. One such way was with Jacob's Ladder. This ancient folk toy consists of w more...


Place marbles strategically to be the player with the most marbles on the board.Challenge your logic, reasoning and decision-making skills.Marbles are placed in the same row or column as the one before, but not the same tile.Be honest. Have you been takin more...

Lab Mice Puzzles

While you're in the front seat navigating your way through a traffic-jammed maze of interconnecting highways and winding roads on your annual road trip, the kids can be blissfully and quietly occupied in the back seat with a maze of their own called Lab M more...

Laser Pegs Air

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Laser Pegs Air, an award-winning construction set that glows with colorful LED lights. Kids can follow the instructions to make one of eight inspired models, including a coo coo bird, passenger plane, rescue chopper and UFO more...

Magic Penny Kit

In America, the penny is virtually obsolete. Some economists have even argued to stop minting it. But across the pond, the Brits have given the coin a newfound purpose with the Magic Penny Magnet Kit. Developed by a professor at Brunel University in Londo more...


Back in the day, kids declared their friendship with bracelets painstakingly macraméd from embroidery thread. But here in the 21st Century, we have a new kind of friendship bracelet called the Magnoodle. Handmade by artisans, each Magnoodle features 12 more...

Make Your Own Gummies

Gummies are good. But they're even better when you make them yourself out of seaweed with the Make Your Own Gummies Kit. This tasty kit includes everything you need to make gummy bears, gummy worms, gummy fish and other gummy shapes on the stovetop or in more...

Make Your Own Snow Globe

Start with make and bake modelling clay. Add a flurry of creativity, glitter and water to make your unique snowglobe come to life.Includes: Plastic Globe, Make & Bake Polymer Clay, Snow Globe Stand, Glitter, EVA Sheet and Instructions. more...

Marbles Edition Goodminton

You probably already know that racquet sports build hand-eye coordination. A skill that, believe it or not, can help kids learn to read. Trouble is, the usual suspects like paddleball and badminton can be a bit challenging for the little ones in the famil more...

Math Dice Jr.

The bad news? Despite the increasing importance of math skills in our tech-happy economy, the U.S. continues to slip in international rankings. The good news? You can help put your kids on the path to Pythagorean theorem and professional success with Math more...

Micro Cubebot (Red)

Shiny robots like R2-D2 and Rosie Jetson may get all the glory, but Micro Cubebot doesn't mind one bit. Because in his wooden bot heart, he knows there's something truly special about a robot that doesn't require batteries, flashing lights and annoying so more...

Multicolored Ball of Whacks

Yesterday, you were Captain of Creativity, capable of impressing higher-ups, solving complex problems and coming up with brilliant ideas at mind-blowing speeds. Today, the ol' noggin is drawing a complete blank. Get your neurons firing and creative juices more...


Between constantly clashing kids, a boorishly bossy boss and a colossally crotchety condo board, your brain's in meltdown mode and drawing a complete blank. Nada can help. This fun family game has 36 dice with rockets, ghosts and more. Just roll the dice more...

Ogosport Mezo Disks [15-inches]

It's been one of those days. You know the ones. Where you overslept, spilled coffee all over your carefully collated sales presentations and then dropped your not-so-smart smart phone down the garbage disposal - while it was on. Enter the Ogosport Disk: more...

Ooga Booga

Prehistoric men and women weren't exactly known for their expansive vocabularies and sophisticated gestures. So you figure it'll be a cinch to memorize a few nonsensical syllables and primitive actions. But winning Ooga Booga is harder than it looks. This more...


From the clean design of the game board and pieces to the easy-to-learn rules, the beauty of Ovo lies in its simplicity. The object of the game is to get all of your eggs to the opposite side of the board and back again before your opponent. On your way t more...

Pick Up Sticks

Pick Up Sticks is a real brain pick-me-up that's been stimulating synapses since the 12th Century. To get your critical thinking and hand-eye coordination skills pumping, just dump the colorful wooden sticks on any large, flat surface. Then, try to pick u more...

Plus Plus 100 Piece

Despite what it's called, this is not a Math Skills game. Plus Plus gets its name from the shape of the pieces, two connected addition symbols. This coordination and creativity booster is a hit in its native Denmark. The unique shape and design of the 100 more...

Plus Plus 600 Piece

Despite what it's called, this is not a Math Skills game. Plus Plus gets its name from the shape of the pieces, two connected addition symbols. This coordination and creativity booster is a hit in its native Denmark. The unique shape and design of the 600 more...

Pongo Ping Pong Set

Ping-Pong used to be relegated to basements decked out in shag carpet and international competitions where very intense players bounced a hollow ball back and forth with near-freakish speed. But the game is becoming, dare we say, hip—with intramural more...

Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 Big Box
On sale - now $33.99 - was $39.99

Building blocks get a modern-day makeover with interlocking translucent cubes and marbles that roll, drop and spiral in surprising ways. Part art and part science, Q-BA-MAZE inspires both right- and left-brain thinking as you construct marble mazes that a more...

Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 Mega Stunt Set

The Q-Ba-Maze Mega Stunt Set gives average marble runs a run for their mind-maneuvering money. For starters, the set's colorful translucent cubes interlock into an infinite number of artistically inspired structures. And double-exit cubes build suspense w more...

On sale - now $25.49 - was $29.99

Speed, spatial reasoning skills, a good memory and a little bit of luck are all you need to win the game of Q-Bitz. Players race to be the first to recreate patterns on the game cards using their set of 16 colorful cubes. Win the round to keep the card. T more...

On sale - now $29.74 - was $34.99

The objective of Quoridor is to advance your pawn to the opposite end of the board. With each turn, you're faced with a decision: move your pawn or place a wall to hinder your opponent. The first pawn to the other side wins. But don't be fooled by this Me more...

Red Ball of Whacks

Yesterday, you were Captain of Creativity, capable of impressing higher-ups, solving complex problems and coming up with brilliant ideas at mind-blowing speeds. Today, the ol' noggin is drawing a complete blank. Get your neurons firing and creative juices more...

Reverse Charades

Between the non-stop hilarity and get-out-of-your-seat action, it's no coincidence that charades has been a go-to party game for decades. But even consummate crowd pleasers can benefit from a new perspective. Enter Reverse Charades. Here's the twist: Inst more...

Rock Me Archimedes

-->Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, scientist and all-around uber-genius who discovered the laws of the lever, which in playground terms is basically a teeter-totter. The idea of levers and balance inspired Matt Buchanan to enter (and win!) the 2012 more...

Rory's Story Cubes
On sale - now $8.49 - was $9.99

Rory's Story Cubes contains nine cubes with 54 images. Just roll the cubes and come up with a story that links together all nine face-up images. So, say you get images of a bumblebee, a turtle and a crescent moon. Your story might go like this: Once upon more...

Rory's Story Cubes: Actions

Rory's Story Cubes: Actions was designed to help people learn a second language, but they come in just as handy as a party game, writing exercise, creativity booster or bedtime story helper. This set of nine cubes depicts 54 of the action verbs used most more...


SkyTrix was invented by a camp counselor. And if there's one thing camp counselors know how to do, it's keeping kids entertained and out of trouble for hours and days on end. That's exactly what this paper airplane meets kite meets boomerang meets flying more...

Smart Mouth
On sale - now $16.99 - was $19.99

So you fancy yourself a word nerd, huh? Well here's your chance to put your smarts where your mouth is with a game of Smart Mouth. This quick-thinking word skills game reveals two tiles with letters on them and challenges players to be the first to come u more...

Snipe Hunt

Traditional hide and seek can be a drag for the hider who has to cram him or herself into small spaces in musty attics or dreary basements, while secretly hoping to be found so they can come out. But Snipe Hunt puts a fun spin on the classic game by makin more...

Spirograph Deluxe Kit

The Spirograph Deluxe Set takes us all the way back to 1965 when gas cost 31 cents a gallon, Bonanza was the number one show on television and Mom rocked out to the Rolling Stone's chart-topping hit (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction while making tuna casserol more...

Spirograph String Art

There's a never-ending supply of increasingly sophisticated toys out there. But some of our most popular items are actually fresh variations on tried-and-tested gems of previous generations. Case in point: The Spirograph String Art kit. This new spin on i more...

Spooner Board

The Spooner Board is a virtually indestructible balance board that lets you safely replicate your favorite board sports on any surface. All you need is a space the size of a 4-by-4 foot cubicle. So catch a wave in the living room, hit the slopes in the ba more...

Spot It

Some people can spot a 90% off designer dress in a pile of discounted rubbish. They make out street signs from superhero distances. And they can identify the rarest of rare birds without even trying. You can be one of those people after a few quick rounds more...


You may think hand-eye coordination only matters for surgeons, bomb technicians and guys holed up in basements ever-so-carefully painting thousands of tiny Revolutionary War soldiers. But it also comes in handy for everyday things like brushing your teeth more...


We use our visual perception skills for everyday things like hanging a perfectly-aligned picture wall that would make a certain lifestyle icon turned women's penitentiary resident turned reality TV show host proud. But skills like that take practice. That more...

Tegu 40 Piece Explorer Set - Tints

There are three things our customers really love: magnets, wood and building toys. And Tegu blocks hit the trifecta with magnetic wooden blocks that click into place. Pronounced "tay-goo," the name is derived from Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras wher more...

Tegu 6 Piece Pouch Prism Tints

Tegu look like innocent wooden building blocks, but they have a little secret tucked into them. They have magnets inside, and snap together with a satisfying click. These heirloom-quality blocks are a modern twist on a classic toy and are made of sustaina more...

The Extraordinaires Design Studio

A giant needs something to wear, a vampire needs a cooking utensil, a fairy needs a remote control and it's your job to design something truly extraordinary to meet their needs. So you better get cracking! The Extraordinaires Design Studio turns you into more...

Tic Tac Two

A World War II soldier created Tic Tac Two as a way to help him and his comrades pass the time in a foxhole. It like Tic Tac Toe, only better for your brain, which is no surprise for a game created by a member of the Greatest Generation. What makes Tic Ta more...

Top See Turvy 2

Spinning tops are one of the oldest toys known to man, woman and child-kind. Which means these delightfully simple toys have been stimulating synapses, building fine motor skills and teaching young and old about the principles of inertia for thousands of more...

V-Cube 3

V-Cube 3 is the 3x3x3 member of the V-Cube family. Many "cubers" prefer the smooth rotation of the V-Cube 3 over the original Rubik's Cube. This pillow-shaped version adds to the streamlined shape and movement of the cube. The V-Cube 3 has forty-three qui more...

Velocity Yo-Yo

The yo-yo was invented somewhere around 500 B.C. Fast forward a couple thousand years, give or take, and those brainy folks at the YoYo Factory combined a silicone pad response with high-quality SPEC bearing for 21st Century performance. Plus, Velocity ha more...

Wind Power Kit

Wind Power Renewable Energy Science KitThis smart science kit has everything you need to build a wind turbine that can harness mechanical energy to lift weights and generate electricity to light an LED and charge a battery. The Wind Power Kit contains 20 more...



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